OnePlus Buds Pro 2See price on Amazon
Overall Score 7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
JBL Tour Pro 2See price on Amazon
Overall Score 5.1 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||OnePlus Buds Pro 2||JBL Tour Pro 2|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IP55||✗|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✓|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||11mm||10mm|
|sound pressure level||97dB/mW||✗|
|battery life of charging case||30hours||30hours|
|has wireless charging||✓||✗|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||6only||6only|
|has a noise-canceling microphone||✓||✓|
|EXTRAS||has ambient sound mode||✓||✓|
|has find earbuds feature||✓||✓|
|supports fast charging||✓||✓|
|has a mute function||✓||✓|
|control panel placed on a device||✓||✓|
|has voice prompts||✓||✓|
|travel bag is included||✓||✓|
|See price on Amazon||See price on Amazon|
Ingress protection ratings refer to the level of protection offered by a casing, against dust and water. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value refers to protection against solids such as dust, followed by the one that refers to resistance against liquids (water).
Scoring IP55, the OnePlus Buds Pro 2's rating is read as, the first value of 5 denotes that ingress of dust is not totally prevented but dust does not enter in harmful quantities to interfere with the correct operation or impair safety, and of liquids that they can withstand medium pressure jet that's 6.3mm diameter, similar to garden hose from any angle for 3 minutes at a distance of 2.5 to 3 metres.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have a weight of 9.8g . We consider a lower weight better for the reason that lighter devices are easier to move with.
True wireless devices have no cables linking any part of the device together, OnePlus Buds Pro 2 are true wireless for this matter since they have no cables. This is a major distinction as some wireless earbuds have wires linking the 2 earbuds together.
JBL Tour Pro 2 also is true wireless because it has no wires connecting the pair of earbuds .
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have sweat resistance
JBL Tour Pro 2's resistance to sweat makes both devices good for use during long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have stereo speakers, what this means is that OnePlus Buds Pro 2's speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, this creates a richer sound and a better listening experience.
The JBL Tour Pro 2 also have stereo speakers
ANC makes use of advanced kind of tech to reduce unwanted ambient sounds. How it works, it listens to the sound pattern of incoming noise and after inverts the soundwaves to counter it. Simply put, it's like taking +1 (noise) then adding -1 (inverted noise) giving zero which results in a reduced level of noise.
The OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have Active Noise Cancellation allowing you to listen at lower levels of volume, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the earbuds volume to overcome background sounds.
The JBL Tour Pro 2 too have Active Noise Cancellation making both devices ideal for plane rides and morning commutes. The OnePlus Buds Pro 2 and JBL Tour Pro 2 operate with different noise cancellation modes, pick the setting that you prefer for travel or that enhances your chill time.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 sit well in place, this creates an acoustic covering that reduces your environment noise and also prevents the device music from leaking out .
Both JBL Tour Pro 2, and OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have passive noise reduction this means that both limit ambient noise instead of actively using ANC to cancel it out.
The OnePlus Buds Pro 2 driver unit is 11mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, therefor producing better bass.
A driver unit is the component that makes sound in the earbuds, the unit size corellates with the loudness of the device.
JBL Tour Pro 2 driver unit is 10mm in diameter, which means that they have a smaller driver unit than that of OnePlus Buds Pro 2 by 1mm , a common assumption that driver units of a bigger size automatically produce better sound quality.
However, large drivers find it difficult to produce high frequencies so yes, larger drivers are capable of generating louder sound, but this does not imply that they deliver better quality sound.
The OnePlus Buds Pro 2's lowest frequency is at 10Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well an audio component produces low frequencies that can be heard, and if it alters the signal while at it.
JBL Tour Pro 2's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this implies that OnePlus Buds Pro 2 can make sound with a juicier bass than the JBL Tour Pro 2
The OnePlus Buds Pro 2's highest frequency is at 40000Hz, high-frequency response tells how well an audio device generates high audible frequencies and if it changes to the signal on its way through.
JBL Tour Pro 2's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this implies that OnePlus Buds Pro 2 can generate a clearer and crispier treble than the JBL Tour Pro 2
SPL, is the pressure level of sound, in decibels, dB, OnePlus Buds Pro 2's measurement is 97dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
The OnePlus Buds Pro 2's battery life is 9 hours, a device's battery life is given by the manufacturer, and with longer battery life, you get to use it for longer and have to charge the device less often.
JBL Tour Pro 2's battery life is more than that of OnePlus Buds Pro 2 by 1 hours . Each time you recharge your earbuds, they get a little less listening time. The effect is not noticeable at first, but over a few years, your wireless earbuds will no longer play for long like they used to.
This is given by the manufacturer, and the OnePlus Buds Pro 2's case is said to have a full charge of 30 hours. A charging case with more battery hours enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go several times before having to recharge the case itself.
JBL Tour Pro 2's charging case has a battery life of 30 hours, equal to that of the OnePlus Buds Pro 2
It requires 1 hours to fully charge the OnePlus Buds Pro 2's battery. It is recommended to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds when they have been unused for long periods.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2's battery capacity is 60mAh, battery capacity, shows the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you simply place down on a supported charging pad.
The OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have a battery level indicator, an indicator notifies you when the device has a low battery. The battery indicator lights indicate the charging status of your device and case.
JBL Tour Pro 2 too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators enable you to tell the charging state of your earbuds, whether fully charged, or the battery is running low.
The OnePlus Buds Pro 2 use USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
JBL Tour Pro 2 too support USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug comes along with most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have Bluetooth version of 5.2, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data movement between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
JBL Tour Pro 2 has a Bluetooth version of 5.3, newer than that of OnePlus Buds Pro 2 . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have a 10meters distance connecting via Bluetooth.
JBL Tour Pro 2 have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the OnePlus Buds Pro 2
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 support AAC, a codec that is used for Bluetooth audio. It supports 24-bit audio at 250kbps. Since it uses psychoacoustic modeling, it can provide better results than other codecs at a similar bit rate.
Being the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the OnePlus Buds Pro 2 will work fine with your MacBook. If you intend on using these with Android , ensure that they also support aptX HD, LDAC, or LHDC as well.
The JBL Tour Pro 2 support AAC as well. Designed to be the successor of the MP3 format, AAC generally achieves higher sound quality than MP3 encoders at the same bit rate.
Latency refers to the time it takes for the audio signal to be transmitted to your earbuds. OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have a latency of 54ms, a lower latency reduces audio lag and is particularly important when playing games or watching videos.
The OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have 6 microphones.
JBL Tour Pro 2 microphones are 6, equal to that of the OnePlus Buds Pro 2 . More microphones record better sound quality and enable the earbuds to filter out background sounds.
The OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are made to filter out noise from the earbuds' sound.
The JBL Tour Pro 2 too have a noise-canceling microphone. Especially useful in noisy areas.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 microphone sensitivity is measured at -38dBV/Pa. The extent of the analog or digital output signal from the microphone with its input stimulus is a calculation of its sensitivity. It's the 'loudness' of the sound that the microphone can recognize.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient sound so that they can still be heard even while wearing them
The JBL Tour Pro 2 support ambient sound mode as well, helpful when you want to listen to music while being aware of what’s happening around you, for example when you’re having a jog but would still want to be able to hear traffic.
When lost in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, OnePlus Buds Pro 2 support the find earbuds feature.
JBL Tour Pro 2 too have the find earbuds feature. Simply use the earbuds app on your phone to play an alarm from your earbuds to help you find them.
The OnePlus Buds Pro 2 support fast charging. Usually, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to lower the amount of time it takes to charge a device.
JBL Tour Pro 2 support fast charging. It's very similar to regular charging, just that the battery is filling up much faster. Say, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery is charged to 50% in 30 minutes.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 support multipoint of 2 connections, the multipoint feature allows you to link to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. For example, you can seemlessly switch calls from one device to another without having to manually disconnect and reconnect.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have a mute function, they support the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The JBL Tour Pro 2 too have this function. The mute function means that you can turn off the earbuds' microphone, but you can still hear the other party's voice.
The OnePlus Buds Pro 2, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the device.
The JBL Tour Pro 2 also have a control panel on them.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information via audio messages, say if there is a problem with the connection.
JBL Tour Pro 2 too support voice prompts meaning the earbuds will notify you if the battery is running low, and you need to recharge the earbuds.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 come with a special pouch. Carrying earbuds without a case, or putting them inside your bag without a cover may easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
JBL Tour Pro 2 also have a travel bag included, which is useful for safe transportation.